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Say Cheese! New Study Finds Dairy Is Not Connected To Heart Problems

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There has been a widespread belief that dairy products are bad for your health. However, in the wake of the “fat is not evil” food revelation, people are enjoying more dairy again. In addition, recent studies have now shown that ...

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The Unexpected Superfoods You Should Be Eating

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Bok Choy People who eat more cruciferous vegetables (like Bok choy) have a lower risk of developing breast, lung, and colon cancer. Bok Choy’s mix of calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorous, vitamin K and magnesium all contribute to building and maintaining ...

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Use These 5 Tips To Cut More Sugar From Your Diet

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Know Sugar When You See It Don’t let the name “sugar” fool you. Corn syrup, dextrose, fructose, sucrose, maltose, maltodextrin, all are sugars and all should be avoided. Check your food and beverage labels carefully. You may think sugar is ...

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Increase Exercise Motivation With These 5 Tips

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It’s recommended that Americans get about 20 minutes of exercise every day. It may not sound like a huge undertaking, but nearly half of adults currently fall short of that goal. We all know that exercise is good for the ...

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Hidden Sugars Lurking In Your Refrigerator Right Now!

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You may think sugar is pretty easy to spot, but think again! It’s not only cookies, cakes, and donuts that diabetics need to watch out for. Sugar is lurking everywhere, and is difficult to avoid if you don’t know where ...

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Dieting With Diabetes – Do’s & Don’ts

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Diet is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats.” However, to most people, the word diet refers to a restricting one’s food intake, usually with the goal of weight ...

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Type II Diabetes- A Growing Crisis For Children & Teens

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Over 200,000 individuals under the age of 20 in the U.S. are diabetic. The majority of them have type 1 diabetes, often referred to as juvenile diabetes. However, as obesity rates in children continue to rise, type 2 diabetes is ...

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How Keeping A Food Journal Can Improve Your Health

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Keeping a food journal is a great way to hold yourself accountable, as well as provide yourself with a source of encouragement. You are more likely to make positive food choices if you have to write it down and review it ...

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Do You Know The Difference Between Carbs & Sugars?

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Diabetics know to avoid sugar; but are also told to “watch their carbs.” What is the difference between carbs and sugars? Are there certain carbs and sugars that are better for you than others? Let’s investigate the difference between the ...

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Yes, Diabetics Can Enjoy Eating Out!

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Diabetics know to keep a close eye on their blood sugar levels, and that means making smart food choices. Sharing food is a huge part of every culture and social circle, and diabetics should not be excluded from the pleasure ...

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